At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.
Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home, Rutten Lane, Yarnton, Oxfordshire, OX5 1LW
£9.80 per hour
Full and part time hours available
Various options available including; days, evenings, nights&alternate weekends
Why work for us?
for all regardless of role.
is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.
Where you’ll work
Situated next door to the local primary school, you often hear the joyful sounds of youngsters during their break time. The children often join us for arts and crafts or to give us a sneak preview of a choral performance, which is a real treat. The home also has its own minibus to take residents out and about. From garden centres and museums and other places across Oxfordshire - even trips to the seaside. We also use our minibus to support people living with dementia in their own homes around Yarnton and Kidlington, to get to a local day centre. This is something we are really proud of because we are helping to reduce social isolation within the area.
Are you our next Housekeeping Assistant? Here’s more about the role:
First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
As a Housekeeping Assistant, you will be responsible for providing a high quality housekeeping service, whilst showing care and commitment to having a positive impact on our residents’ lives
You will work with a team, all who want to make our residents comfortable in their home.
What skills do I need?
Team work! A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home.
Experience is not essential, as we will help you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are caring, enthusiastic and have energy to share. Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach. You will also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve.
Benefits and rewards
We know you work so hard and being the best Housekeeping Assistant you can be needs to be rewarded. We are very proud to offer the following:
20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
CQC performance bonus
Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
Excellent training and development opportunities
Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £500 available
Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.
We hope you feel you could be our next team member.
Job Reference: 168324
22nd April 2022
We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time. Don’t miss out, please apply early.
Building Equality and Diversity
Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.